Because part of my first-year experience includes being placed on a study team. My future classmates are people that I can learn a lot from. We all have had different experiences and thus bring different insights to the table. I look forward to learning from my peers just as much as I look forward to what I will learn in the classroom.
The best and the greatest advantage of soft skills training is that one can become a key influencer in a very short interval of time. Even your problem solving abilities get enhanced because of the soft skill training.